Oh, Sadaharu (säˌdähärˈō ō) [key], 1940–, Japanese baseball player. A first baseman for the Tokyo Giants, he retired after 22 seasons with a lifetime total of 868 home runs, outpacing the American major-league record (currently held by Barry Bonds).
See his autobiography (1984, with D. Falkner).
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